House of Mind: Random bits of knowledge from SfN... →
houseofmind: 1. Effect of sex and dose in selecting food or cocaine (Ballis): Male rats will administer cocaine more, but females will choose cocaine more often when given the choice between food and cocaine. However, ovariectomized females will not choose cocaine over food. Therefore, as a result of ovarian…
House of Mind: What are "mirror neurons"? →
houseofmind: Mirror neurons are specialized neurons that fire not only when an animal performs certain movements, but also when it sees another animal perform the same action or movements. Researchers believe that these neurons enable animals to learn new actions/movements by observation and imitation…. Also theorized to be associated with autism. That is, faulty mirror neurons...
What have I told you about diet and exercise? Exercise is irrelevant…. ‘How do...– Rush Limbaugh • via Andrew Sullivan, telling fat people to keep eating. Because Michelle Obama told people to live healthier. Strangely enough, he said something very similar about the Obama tax cuts, and most people ended up not knowing about them. Which is to say this: Rush Limbaugh is a...
We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will...– Charles Bukowski (via fuckyeahrockphotos)
I was going to go out of town. Now I don’t think I am. Now I want to see Frightened Rabbit tonight.
You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality....– Malcolm X (via revolutionnow)
The only bros for me are the awesome ones, the ones who are mad to chug, mad to...– Jack Kerouac, On The Bro’d (original here)
John Boehner vows to dismantle healthcare... →
stfuconservatives: “Boehner shied away from specifics” i fucking bet he did If they un-do all the health care progress, then I’m going to choke out a baby kitten. Someone think of the kittens.
CNN: Chris Coons (D) defeats Christine O'Donnell...
stfuteabaggers: mohandasgandhi: this one is not surprising. the majority of delaware residents approve of the president, it’s biden’s home state, and usually votes blue. i would have been incredibly surprised if o’donnell had taken delaware. i can’t wait to see her defeat speech, though.